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Project by wca1 posted 601 days ago 1424 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I sawed the logs to make every stick of wood for this little shed. It is 7×7. Southern yellow pine. I made everything on it except the fir 6 panel door and the asphalt shingles. Client was tickled! She wanted something like she has seen in Williamsburg, VA.

-- If you don't mess something up, you must not be doing anything!





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woodshaver

2738 posts in 1955 days


#1 posted 601 days ago

Osome looking garden shed! It does have that Williamsburg appeal!
Nice job!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 601 days ago

Great looking build

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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HalDougherty

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#3 posted 601 days ago

Great job! She’s going to have to keep her tools clean so they won’t look out of place. Cedar shingles would also look good and they aren’t hard to cut on a bandmill. Did you cut tapered boards for siding?

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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whitebeast88

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#4 posted 601 days ago

great looking building.i can see why your client was tickled!!!
welcome to lumberjocks!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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wca1

17 posts in 602 days


#5 posted 601 days ago

No taper just straight 5/8” thick by 7 1/4” = 6” exposure. I go for the more primative look. It is easier on my Nerves!

-- If you don't mess something up, you must not be doing anything!

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HorizontalMike

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#6 posted 601 days ago

Very nice shed. As you will quickly find out, or may already know,... No matter what size of shed you build, they seem to shrink and you end up needing more and more space. ;-)

Enjoy!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 601 days ago

Very nice.
I like tickling my clients….....especially the good looking ones.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 601 days ago

Very handsome little shed. Why some opt for the plastic eyesores is beyond me when they could have something like this !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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DouginVa

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#9 posted 601 days ago

After I looked at your shed and BEFORE I read your comments I was saying to myself, “That looks very Williamsburgy”. Looks great.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 601 days ago

That’s really pretty and quaint. I think it would add a nice spot of color to most any back yard. I think a nice addition to it would be a weather vane. Good job.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 601 days ago

Grand and majestic castle! Very beautiful!

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Bricofleur

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#12 posted 601 days ago

Very nice! You did a great job. Hat’s off. A real treat to look at.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Woodbridge

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#13 posted 601 days ago

great looking shed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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JOEY B

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#14 posted 600 days ago

Nice work on the shed !!!

-- Tools tools and more tools its funny when we go in a store for anything we always look at the tools

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NormG

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#15 posted 600 days ago

Great job, colors match nicely from Williamsburg Virginia as well as the style

-- Norman

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